Hegemonic Masculinity, Violence, and Gender Equality Using. Feasibly, it can be assumed, that the perceptions and connotations dominating our understanding of masculinity, are significantly manipulated by our exposure to sport. We analyzed household survey data and identified three classes of men according to their use of violence and correlated behavior. Associations between masculinity categories and other acts of violence against women, gender attitudes, and sexually transmitted diseases showed a dose–response relationship across the masculinity categories.
Men and Masculinities Women and Gender Advocacy Center The ‘hegemonic brand of masculinity established, enforces, and legitimates the ascribed authority of a particular kind of male figure’ (Young and Atkinson, 2008, p.172). Masculinity and Violence. Since violence is one of the key tenants of hegemonic masculinity, it’s important for us to take a moment to unpack some of the complexities surrounding the topic. In recent years some men have recognized the fact that a vast majority of violence is committed by men and therefore its men’s responsibility to address.
Harmful masculinity and violence - An esteemed cultural status, hegemonic masculinity has been encompassed by images of ‘strength, courage, dominance, emotional detachment, and social power and authority’ (Young and Atkinson, 2008, p.172), all of which sport as an arena encourages, particularly through impact of the media and socialization. Both may result in a man’s expression of negative idealized characteristics of masculinity, such as violence towards others Pleck, 1995; Richmond & Levant, 2003. Intimate partner violence IPV, a prime example of dysfunction, reflects the feelings of distress males experience in situations that threaten their idealized masculine identity.
The Man Box The Link Between Emotional Suppression and Male. However, Connell (2009, p.100) identifies that ‘all boys acknowledge, but most do not fully inhabit’ this ideal. The Man Box The Link Between Emotional Suppression and Male Violence The Lack of Gentle Platonic Touch in Men’s Lives is a Killer Touch Isolation How Homophobia Has Robbed All Men of Touch
Masculinities, men and violence written by Katarzyna Wojnicka Hegemonic masculinity is a contested and scrutinized concept, which Donaldson (1993, p.645) describes as: ‘the common sense about breadwinning and manhood. Following essay is to show that violence is a strongly gendered phenomenon and to present the intersection between violence and its perpetration, men and dominant forms of masculinity. The argument will be based both on a sociological analysis of masculinities and